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Holocaust Education

The Book Thief Entertains and Educates

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment
Abraham H. Foxman

In recent years, Hollywood, for better or worse, has played a significant role in educating the public about the Holocaust and its contemporary implications. This is why The Book Thief is an important new contribution to the Holocaust film genre.

UNESCO Matters

Irina Bokova | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Irina Bokova

This is not just about funding. It is about shared values -- this is why UNESCO matters for the U.S. today, and a recent survey showed that 82 percent of Americans agree.

No, Hitler Is Not Cool: Reflections On Teaching My Indonesian Students About the Holocaust

Sarah Brafman | Posted 05.15.2013 | World
Sarah Brafman

Over the course of my year teaching in Indonesia, I have had some troubling encounters with Nazi symbolism. I have repeatedly seen several students walking around the halls "Heiling" Hitler.

Holocaust Remembrance Day: How You Can Help Preserve The Memory Of The Holocaust

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.19.2012 | Impact

The horrific stories of the 6 million Jews who were gassed, starved and shot point blank throughout the Holocaust are well documented. But the number ...

Too Much Holocaust Education?

Dan Fleshler | Posted 05.07.2012 | Education
Dan Fleshler

Given the difficult challenge of confronting unspeakable horrors once inflicted on the world by their country, one has to admire the tenacity of Germans like Ms. Niclasen and Ms. Blankenberg. It would be easy to opt out of the responsibility to remember.

The Vatican's Response to Holocaust Denial Must Be Holocaust Education

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

It is outrageous that Pope Benedict did not immediately respond to Bishop Williamson's stalling tactics by reinstating the renegade bishop's excommunication.

Pope Benedict XVI's Noxious Rehabilitation of a Holocaust Denier

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

Holocaust denial is a pernicious strain of anti-Semitism, and Pope Benedict's ill-conceived embrace of Bishop Williamson sends a clear message within the Roman Catholic Church.